Privatisation Awards and recognition

Sorainen has been awarded four times as the best Baltic M&A legal advisor by Mergermarket at the European M&A Awards in 2015, 2014, 2012 and 2008 for advising on the largest number of M&A transactions and for the largest total value in the Baltics. Read more

Sorainen has also been named “Baltic Law Firm of the Year” five times at the International Financial Law Review European Awards 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013 and 2014. Sorainen received these awards for advising on the most complex and innovative international transactions in the areas of M&A, debt, equity and capital markets, project financing and restructuring. Read more

The Sorainen Privatisation Practice Area is recommended by many major international legal directories. Below are some selected quotes:

IFLR 1000
“Speed, commercial understanding and competence with a true partnership across the Baltic reach,” was one client's assessment of Sorainen and peers agree that the firm's regional ability stands out in a market where such capability is an important attribute: “They have become more integrated into the region and recognised by the market,” says one.

One client says: "I have worked with them for 15 years. They are my preference because of speed, commercial understanding and competence. They always have an open mind, are flexible and respond to the Baltic market price competition. I have used them in Estonia and Lithuania [In addition to using them in Latvia] as well and there is a true partnership across countries. They are good at working together."

“It was a very good experience. They were very good at tasks at hand...flexible, hardworking, good standard of work,” says one client, adding: “We got advice that was more business advice than purely legal. It helps when you go to a new country.”


Legal 500
Sorainen’s 17-lawyer team “meets clients’ needs under tight deadlines, while keeping the business objectives of the client in mind”.

Sorainen’s corporate and M&A practice is a core area for the firm, and the team is considered to be “a first choice when it comes to cost efficiency and business mindset”.

Sorainen draws on its integrated network to handle an impressive record of regional M&A and corporate projects work.


Chambers Europe
Sources say: “We needed comprehensive advice on a broad range of matters with lots of small details, across many jurisdictions – the firm provided this service with clarity and simplicity, explaining the risks effectively and doing what we requested.”

Sources say: “The firm takes care of the work very quickly and provides creative solutions.”

Sources say: “The lawyers work hard and provide clearly structured documents.”

Sources say: “The team very quickly understood what we wanted.” “The lawyers are responsive and give high-quality advice in a short space of time.”





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